Myanmar has a population of 52.5 million people, and a land mass of 653 000 km2. Life expectancy is 65 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 1275, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 6.5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 67.4 billion.
Myanmar is ranked at place 170 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Myanmar is ranked at place 147, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Myanmar in 2016 were NOK 10 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Myanmar at a value of 93 million.